Somerdale factory, Cadbury's, Kraft, takeovers

21 September, 2017

Takeover Panel moves to protect British-based R&D with tougher rules

Tougher rules for taking over British companies could be introduced, after the Takeover Panel set out a plan to increase disclosure of the purchaser’s intentions post-deal. Its consultation docum...
Unilever, cleaning products, household goods, consumer goods

8 August, 2017

Unilever’s takeover rejection becomes a turning point

“Don’t talk, but clean.” Unilever chief executive Paul Polman likes to quote this apparently well-known Dutch proverb to explain how his company headed off an opportunistic $143bn ...